Dendrimers and Other Dendritic Polymers

Dendrimers and Other Dendritic Polymers

Editor(s): Jean M. J. Fréchet, Donald A. Tomalia

Published Online: 25 APR 2002

Print ISBN: 9780471638506

Online ISBN: 9780470845820

DOI: 10.1002/0470845821

Series Editor(s): John Scheirs

About this Book

With contributions from many of the world's leading scientists in the field of dendritic research and development, Dendrimers and Other Dendritic Polymers provides a comprehensive review of this rapidly expanding and exciting new field of polymer science. Of interest to academia and industry alike, this book covers the synthesis, characterization, unique properties, potential for novel applications and technical challenges associated with these polymers.
* Detailed coverage of all known subclasses of dendritic polymers, including their properties and synthesis
* Insight into the potential commercial applications of dendritic polymers, including drug delivery, cancer therapy, coatings and adhesives
* Identification of the key trends and perspectives in dendrimer research
* Essential reference for polymer chemists, materials scientists and plastics engineers working in academia and industry alike

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Introduction and Progress in the Control of Macromolecular Architecture

  2. Part II: Characterization of Dendritic Polymers

  3. Part III: Properties and Applications of Dendritic Polymers

    1. Chapter 18

      Bioapplications of PAMAM Dendrimers (pages 441–461)

      J. D. Eichman, A. U. Bielinska, J. F. Kukowska-Latallo, B. W. Donovan and J. R. Baker

    2. Chapter 20

      Dendritic Polymer Applications: Catalysts (pages 485–514)

      A. W. Kleij, A. Ford, J. T. B. H. Jastrzebski and G. van Koten

    3. Chapter 23

      Antibodies to PAMAM Dendrimers: Reagents for Immune Detection, Patterning and Assembly of Dendrimers (pages 559–566)

      S. C. Lee, R. Parthasarathy, T. D. Duffin, K. Botwin, J. Zobel, T. Beck, R. Jansson, G. L. D. Kunneman, E. Rowold and C. F. Voliva

  4. Part IV: Laboratory Preparation of Dendrimers and Conclusion

    1. Chapter 26

      Synthesis and Characterization of Poly(Propylene imine) Dendrimers (pages 605–616)

      M. H. P. van Genderen, M. H. A. P. Mak, E. M. M. de Brabander-van den Berg and E. W. Meijer